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Descriptor English: Dental Occlusion
Descriptor Spanish: Oclusión Dental
Descriptor Portuguese: Oclusão Dentária
Descriptor French: Occlusion dentaire
Entry term(s): Canine Guidance
Dental Occlusions
Guidance, Canine
Guidance, Occlusal
Occlusal Guidance
Occlusal Guidances
Occlusal Plane
Occlusal Planes
Occlusion, Dental
Occlusions, Dental
Plane, Occlusal
Planes, Occlusal
Tree number(s): E06.276
G10.549.208
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003766
Scope note: The relationship of all the components of the masticatory system in normal function. It has special reference to the position and contact of the maxillary and mandibular teeth for the highest efficiency during the excursive movements of the jaw that are essential for mastication. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p556, p472)
Annotation: MALOCCLUSION & its specifics are also available
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65
Entry Version: DENT OCCLUSION
Related: Jaw Relation Record MeSH
Malocclusion MeSH
DeCS ID: 3781
Unique ID: D003766
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Dental Occlusion - Preferred
Concept UI M0005900
Scope note The relationship of all the components of the masticatory system in normal function. It has special reference to the position and contact of the maxillary and mandibular teeth for the highest efficiency during the excursive movements of the jaw that are essential for mastication. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p556, p472)
Preferred term Dental Occlusion
Entry term(s) Dental Occlusions
Occlusion, Dental
Occlusions, Dental
Occlusal Plane - Narrower
Concept UI M0005903
Preferred term Occlusal Plane
Entry term(s) Occlusal Planes
Plane, Occlusal
Planes, Occlusal
Canine Guidance - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0005901
Preferred term Canine Guidance
Entry term(s) Guidance, Canine
Occlusal Guidance - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0005902
Preferred term Occlusal Guidance
Entry term(s) Guidance, Occlusal
Occlusal Guidances



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